"The President's Own"

 

"The President's Own"

United States Marine Band

Colonel Jason K. Fettig, Director
Chamber Music Series: Jan. 26
Sunday, Jan. 26 at 2 p.m. - Musicians from "The President's Own" will perform a chamber concert featuring various ensembles. The concert is free and open to the public.
Strathmore Gala Concert: Feb. 17
Monday, Feb. 17 at 7:30 p.m. - Grammy Award-winning conductor JoAnn Falletta will conduct the Marine Band and Marine Chamber Orchestra in a concert featuring American works, including a guest solo by world-class saxophonist Timothy McAllister. The concert is free, but tickets are required and are available at www.strathmore.org.
Sousa Season Opener
On Jan. 12, 2020, the Marine Band held its Sousa Season Opener (The American Offenbach, Sousa and the Operetta) at George Mason University’s Center for the Arts. The concert included music from El Capitan and The Charlatan. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Master Gunnery Sgt. Amanda Simmons/released) Program: https://www.marineband.marines.mil/Portals/175/Docs/Programs/011220.pdf?ver=2020-01-08-091728-680
CMC Surprise Serenade
On Jan. 1, 2020, at Marine Barracks Washington, D.C., the Marine Band performed the "Surprise Serenade" for the 38th Commandant of the Marine Corps General David H. Berger. A tradition that dates back to the mid-1800s, the ensemble performed The Marines’ Hymn, “Bless this House,” and “Semper Fidelis.” Following the serenade, the band was invited into the Home of the Commandants for a tour. (U.S. Marine Corps photos by Master Gunnery Sgt. Amanda Simmons/released)
Anthems
The Marine Band's 35th educational recording Anthems.
Marine Band at World Series Parade
On Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019, the Marine Band marched in the Washington Nationals' World Series parade in Washington, D.C. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Gunnery Sgt. Rachel Ghadiali/released)
Marine Band on Tour 2019
On Oct. 15, 2019, the Marine Band performed in the Green Music Center, Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, Calif., as part of the 2019 annual tour. (Courtesy Travis Miller)
Egyptian Defense Minister Arrival Ceremony
The Marine Band performed for the arrival ceremony of Egyptian Minister of Defense Mohamed Zaki, with U.S. Secretary of Defense Mark Esper, at the Pentagon on July 29, 2019. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Gunnery Sgt. Brian Rust/released)
Mission
“The President’s Own” United States Marine Band’s mission is to perform for the President of the United States and the Commandant of the Marine Corps. Founded in 1798 by an Act of Congress, the Marine Band is America’s oldest continuously active professional musical organization. Today, “The President’s Own” is celebrated for its role at the White House and its dynamic public performances, which total more than 500 annually.
Marine Band News
Chamber Music Series Begins with Brass Quintet and String Duo By U.S. Marine Band | January 22, 2020
Orchestra Begins 2020 Season with Prokofiev and Tchaikovsky By Gunnery Sgt. Brian Rust | January 15, 2020
2020 Sousa Season Opener By Master Gunnery Sgt. Amanda Simmons | January 9, 2020
“Anthems” – A Conversation with the Director By Gunnery Sgt. Rachel Ghadiali | December 18, 2019
Holiday Sing-A-Long at National Museum of the Marine Corps By Gunnery Sgt. Brian Rust | December 12, 2019
Marine Band to Perform at National Christmas Tree Lighting By Gunnery Sgt. Rachel Ghadiali | December 5, 2019
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Notes Newsletter Spring 2019

Marine Band Newsletter Winter 2019